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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 April 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 late overnight with gusts to 40 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southeast 35 near noon Thursday with gusts to 70 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind becoming southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Showers and fog patches Thursday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 21 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 21 April 2021
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots backing to south 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 April 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 21 April 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 999 mb located northwest of Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday low 981 mb located near Chaleur Bay.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today cold front from low located over Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Thursday cold front from low located near Sable
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM ADT 21 April 2021 A low pressure system will approach the region from the southwest
tonight and track into New Brunswick on Thursday. A cold front
associated with this low will track across the marine district
throughout the day Thursday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front will become strong to gale force southwesterlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti - western
half.

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